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Food Safety Specialist
United States, UT, Salt Lake City





Job Description
Food Safety Specialist

Your opportunity awaits at Associated Food Stores. If you want to work for a growing company with over 75 years of success, join our award-winning team! The AFS Corporate Headquarters, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, boasts numerous career opportunities in a fast-paced and ever-changing industry. Team members enjoy great benefits like tuition reimbursement, health insurance, 401(k) matching, employee discounts, and paid time off. Be part a company that truly cares about your personal growth and giving back to the community through meaningful service and charitable giving.

This position will assist with all food safety and safety activities in our independent retail stores (Member Retail Operations) to ensure compliance with established laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Will be accountable for maintaining the standards for safe food and safe work environment for all customers, team members and partners in the store.

Conduct on-site food safety & safety reviews of assigned stores. Review results with owners and/or key store personnel and provide support to correct deficient conditions.

Assist stores in responding to regulatory inspection deficiencies including OSHA, Department of Health & USDA. Monitor and assist Store Owners on food safety & safety compliance with local, state and federal standards, laws and regulations.

Develop and maintain monthly training and communication for member retailers on food safety and safety topics. Develop and maintain active relationships with local, state and federal health & safety officials in all states of responsibility.


EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in public health, environmental health, occupational safety & health, food science or related field required. Related work experience in retail, compliance, public health, safety or food safety.

CERTIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: State food regulations, HACCP and food science required. Good working knowledge of cGMP's, GAP, and GFSI standards.CFSM (Certified Food Safety Manager) credential within 60 days of employment. Willing to work towards obtaining a CP_FS and/or CSM (Certified Professional-Food Safety and /or Certified Safety Manager) credentials. Must be able to drive personal vehicle and maintain a valid license & insurance. Must be able to travel up to 50% of time on job.

SKILLS: Must be flexible to various working conditions with the ability to adapt quickly. Strong analytical skills required for data interpretation and analysis. Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills. Well organized, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.

ABILITY: Ability to read, interpret and enforce city ordinances, state and federal food safety & safety laws and regulations. Must be able to interface effectively with a wide variety of personnel. Ability to work with team members in a diplomatic manner and provide solutions to maintain compliance with regulations.

Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Job number:
 Food Safety
 UT, Salt Lake City, 1850 West 2100 South


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